I was fortunate enough to snag a moment with Mandy Berman prior to the release of her first novel Perennials. Her debut deftly combines the simplicity of summer camp with the complexity of adolescent emotions, friendship, and femininity. For my full review click here. I was so impressed with the variety of narratives in this … Continue reading Author Interview: Mandy Berman, author of Perennials
Rachel always got the feeling when they pulled into camp that time hadn’t moved since the previous summer. Everything was exactly the same: the wooden Camp Marigold sign with the fading painted orange flowers; the smells of the horse manure from the barn and cut grass from the athletic fields. Perennials opens with a younger … Continue reading Book Review: Perennials by Mandy Berman
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We are all hungry now. Food merely whets our appetite, it sharpens our teeth; meat makes us ravenous for more meat, as death is ravenous for more death. Murder makes us ravenous, fills the soul with satisfaction that is fierce and then luscious enough to create a taste for further satisfaction. Drawing from Greek mythology, House … Continue reading Book Review: House of Names by Colm Tóibín
I couldn't wait to share with you all the construction and finished product of my bedroom reading nook! Nothing is better than a cozy spot and a strong cup of tea or coffee. Before After Shelfie Artwork This was truly a dream come true and it is by far my most favorite spot in the … Continue reading Reading Nook Creation